Keeping kids in school in Tifton

Staying in school, that's the message behind the Stay in School Rally that took place today in Tifton.

/ Franklin White

Staying in school, that's the message behind the 'Stay in School Rally' that took place in Tifton.

On Saturday, Mims Kids Inc. kicked off the annual rally which included free school supplies, door prizes, and information tables from local schools.

Organizer Mjay Hall explains why they want to mainly focus on 9th to 12th graders; "at that time we want to make sure kids stay focused at that point in time, they're getting older and doing more things on their own, make more choices on their own so we want to make sure they stay focused and continue on to high school and go ahead and go to college."

This is the second year for the stay in school rally.

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